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University of Aberdeen: Physician Associate Studies

Institution University of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition View department profile
Web http://www.abdn.ac.uk/smmsn
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

Taught in a thriving medical school, our MSc in Physician Associate Studies delivers a modern and dynamic curriculum which ensures that you are equipped with the skills, attitudes and knowledge required to become a valued and key member of the clinical team. This highly regarded Physician Associate programme has been designed to train a new generation of healthcare professionals to support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients. Physician Associates (PA) are trained to perform a number of roles including taking medical histories, performing examinations, diagnosing illnesses, analysing test results and developing management plans.

This is a two-year full time programme requiring ninety weeks of study and combines the theoretical and scientific basis of medicine with clinical experience. The programme leads to the award of MSc in Physician Associate Studies. Upon successful completion of the course, graduates are eligible to sit the national examination which entitles entry onto the national register and practise as a PA in the UK.

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University of Aberdeen
School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition


The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences, and Nutrition provides a dynamic, world-class teaching, learning and research environment creating opportunities for greater knowledge and scientific discovery that will underpin maintaining good health and the treatment of disease.

Top UK Medical School
We are proud to be ranked 2nd in the UK for Medicine in the Guardian League Tables 2021, where we are also ranked as a Top 20 UK University and 1st in the UK for Dentistry. We are also ranked 2nd in the UK for Sports …

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